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#2897028 - 01/11/19 09:05 PM Over extended knee
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Was in pitching surf, kicked board away on the air drop but landed funny and kinda got compressed into the board. Knee wore the compression the worst.

No sharp pains but for sure weak and loss of stability.

Not so used to nursing a knee injury like this one. Do I wear a knee sleeve always, or just while active? It feels more stable when on but I dont want to learn to rely on it.

Happened about 2wks ago. Was expecting to be back to 100% by now. Maybe its just the aging.

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#2909178 - 02/05/19 06:02 PM Re: Over extended knee [Re: sd_101]
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Registered: 09/26/05
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Loc: Tower 13
after 4 weeks of rest then try to surf I went to the doc for a similar issue. He thinks it's slight meniscus tear. He said rest it longer (don't surf) and he is sending me to PT. Looks like my Mammoth trip at the end of the month is toast frown

FML.
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#2927165 - 03/13/19 02:32 PM Re: Over extended knee [Re: sd_101]
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Loc: ex-pat Huntington Beach
Knee all better? Sleeves feel good and remind one to be a bit "easy" on the knee but really provide no real support. That takes a dedicated bracing system.
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